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After a recent trip to Denmark, I am preparing to have a hygge inspired Christmas. In November, I took myself on a creative adventure in the charming Danish city of Aarhus, to learn and improve my photography skills. While there I couldn’t help but soak up the atmosphere and Christmas spirit which was wildly different […]

Woman baking christmas cookies feeling inspired by the Hygge Spirit

Explore the rich history of Shetland’s croft houses scattered across the islands – from their rustic charm to modern transformations. Witness the legacy of changing times and landscapes. Visitors that travel to the Shetland Islands cannot fail to notice the many croft houses scattered all over the islands. The landscape is still dotted with these […]

Image of an old croft house found on a travel trip to the Shetland Islands

The best coastal walk in Shetland (Hamnavoe Circular) written by Gill Nadin. Photography By: Misa Hay This article was originally published in Volume 4 of the Shetland Wool Adventures Journal. Gill has shared arguably the best coastal walk in Shetland, which I got to photograph back in 2022. Gill Nadin has lived in Shetland for […]

A image of the beach staring out on the Atlantic Coastline in Hamnavoe which is one of the best coastal walks in Shetland.

Enjoy one of the best walks in Shetland, written by, Gill Nadin Photography By: Alexander Mazurov Eshaness is an area of rugged, dramatic coastline in the north west corner of Shetland. The Eshaness Circular is certainly one of the best walks in Shetland. Its name means ‘ashy headland’, referring to its origins – the whole […]

A picture of Eshaness Lighthouse showing one of the best walks in Shetland.

A tourist experience dedicated to the famous Shetland TV Series. Written By : Laurie Goodlad.  This article was originally published in Shetland Wool Adventures, Vol. 01. Following in the footsteps of Jimmy Perez, experienced guide Laurie Goodlad, has developed a new tour based on the hit BBC crime drama. Now you too can join the murder […]

Image of a stone building and blue boat showing a famous location from a the popular TV series Shetland.

Knitting is a way for me to connect with Shetland’s history. As I work on my projects, I am reminded of the generations of women who came before me, passing down their skills and knowledge through the ages, teaching their daughters and granddaughters. In a world that often feels disconnected and fragmented, this connection to […]

The main idea behind ‘A Year in My Shetland Garden’ cookbook is to offer a collection of simple, quick and nourishing recipes for people who enjoy growing their own produce and cooking with it. To hold the cookbook in my hands still feels like a dream to me. After many years of thinking about it, […]

In preparation for Marian Armitage’s ‘Food Made in Shetland’ upcoming book launch we’re delighted to share one recipe per week with you. Food Made in Shetland features over 60 recipes, useful tips and insights into the Shetland food scene. The recipes put the best of Shetland produce front and centre and will inspire you to […]

We’re very excited to share some news with you about the upcoming book Food Made in Shetland, written by Marian Armitage and beautifully photographed in Marian’s Shetland home in Scatness by Susan Molloy. Food Made in Shetland features over 60 recipes, useful tips and insights into the Shetland food scene. The recipes put the best […]

Spiced Treacle Bannocks